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Nicholas Mokwena
  • CAAB accused of snubbing local companies

    The Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) has come under fire for allegedly considering foreign companies in its lucrative tenders and ignoring qualifying citizen contractors.This comes after the authority ran a tender for AVSEC Screening...

  • Majaga on thin ice

    President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s remarks at a star rally held last Saturday in Nata has left tongues wagging in the constituency.In fact, some party members are even suggesting that the President could be planning that the current legislator Polson...

  • BDP heading for implosion

    The build-up to the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) primary elections, known as Bulela-Ditswe has now turned into mud-wrestling as fellow democrats are resorting to dirty campaign tricks. While anxiety continues to grow within the party due to the...

  • BNF embarks on damage control in Mahalapye East

    Botswana National |Front (BNF) has expressed confidence in retaining the Mahalapye East constituency, following the resignation of the area MP, Yandani Boko.This past week, Boko provided fodder for political discourse when he resigned from Parliament...

  • BPC punishing customers for its operational losses

    Leader of Opposition, Dithapelo Keorapetse says in the last five years, electricity tariffs have been increased by 35 percent, which is very steep for people who are paid slave wages and majority of whom are unemployed at nearly 32...

  • Molebatsi fights for political future

    Tensions continue to grow in Mmadinare as the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) prepares for its primary elections.The BDP is expected to issue a writ once all processes of elections for Cell, Ward, Branch and Regional Committees are concluded....

  • Remedial works on Morupule B to complete by 2027

    Minister of Minerals and Energy, Lefoko Moagi this week revealed that remedial works on Unit 4, which is the first unit to be remedied at the Morupule B 600MW Coal Power Station, and undergoing defects remediation, have been completed. He said...

  • BDP funders accuse party of extortion

    The business community, which has been funding the ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) elections and political activities are threatening to pull a fast one on the party, if it doesn’t puts its house in order.The BDP has not shied away from...

  • Khama rubbishes claims

    Former President, Ian Khama has dismissed claims that he had wanted to meet President of the Republic of Estonia, Alar Karis ahead of the latter's four days state visit in Botswana.Karis and First Lady, Sirje Karis began their state visit to...

  • Botswana vows to exploit coal resources

    Vice President Slumber Tsogwane has reaffirmed Botswana’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions, but warned that the country will continue to exploit its coal resources to meet its energy needs.When delivering a keynote address at a conference...

  • Primary elections exemptions ignite unrest within BPF

    A decision by the Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF) National Executive Committee (NEC) to exempt some of its councillors from undergoing primary elections, continues to threaten the party’s stability. About 13 BPF councillors have been exempted from...

  • Broke IEC struggles to pay registration clerks

    The IEC, which has been under fire since last year, is at it again as the Commission is struggling to pay the voter registration clerks that were engaged during the exercise that started in January and ended early February. Botswana Guardian has...

  • Gambling Authority participates in ICE London 2024

    Gambling Authority Chief Executive Officer, Peter Kesitilwe will make a presentation at the World Regulatory Briefing - the world’s largest gaming conference and expo which is attended by over 45 000 Gambling and gaming professionals.ICE is the...

  • Botswana to benefit from SADC Standby force depot

    Botswana has been given the honour to host the SADC Standby Force Regional Logistics Depot.Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr Lemogang Kwape confirmed this, adding that Botswana allocated 19 hectares of land in Rasesa village in the Kgatleng tribal area...

  • The Judiciary in a disgrace state - LSB

    The Law Society of Botswana (LSB) has labelled the current state of the judiciary as a disgrace and lamentable, and that the year 2023 marred it with unacceptable situations, which to date the AoJ has not addressed.It says in the first quarter of...

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